Greetings from Big Ten country. Happy to fill in for Ted during his vacay.
The latest on the Cliff Harris situation at Oregon here and here and here. Ducks coach Chip Kelly should sit Harris against LSU, John Canzano writes in The Oregonian. In case you missed it, colleague Ivan Maisel checks in with Ducks quarterback Darron Thomas on the ESPNU podcast.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott wants student-athletes to get more out of their scholarships, John Henderson writes in The Denver Post.
USC athletic director Pat Haden won't predict the outcome of coach Lane Kiffin's recent NCAA hearing, Gary Klein writes in the Los Angeles Times. A look at the past, present and future for Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley, ESPNLosAngeles.com's Pedro Moura writes.
Arizona president Robert Shelton is a good fit to run the Fiesta Bowl, Patrick Finley writes in the Arizona Daily Star.
Utah quarterback Jordan Wynn is throwing without pain, Dirk Facer writes in the Deseret News.
Washington hopes for big things from its latest 2012 recruit, Bob Condotta writes in the Seattle Times.
Former Oregon State offensive lineman Tavita Thompson lands an assistant coaching gig with Pacific, James Day writes in the Statesman Journal.
UCLA will get back to a bowl game in 2011, colleague KC Joyner writes (Insider).